A different view of Life under the communism with a private guide
This is perhaps one of the most popular tour. As well as visiting the most significant monuments of the communist period, you will hear the stories of the prominent intellectuals and ordinary peoples' lives. We will start in the downtown area where
many of these monuments are, visiting also the famous John Lennon wall. Also, we will be visiting the most famous dissident cafe and the ultra-efficient Prague subway that was made in the Soviet time, including the Museum of Communism. Then we will be visiting the place where young student burned him self as a protest against Russian occupation, also the places where was the famous Velvet Revolution and the Memorial of the Victims of Communism, but also the building where was the main Headoffice of the secret police. In the end we will spend some time in this famous dissident cafe that mentioned above
Areas we will cover (starting on the top of the hill and walking downhill:
1) Building of the Communist police
2) place besides the castele where Prague students tried to stop new communist leadership in 1948
3) John Lenon Wall
4) Memorial monument of the victims communism time
5) Wanceslaw square and Museum of Communism
6) Famous disident cafe Slavia
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Jalta Boutique Hotel, Prague The Address: Václavské nám. 818/45, 110 00 Praha 1-Nové Město. This Hotel is in total downtown area, in Wenceslav Square no 45. A little down of the National Museum building and the Monument of saint Vaclav sitting on the Horse!
End location: Either back to your hotel (if desired) or in the Wanceslaw Square where we met and started the tour
Duration: 4 hours
Walking and public tram
Estimated Local Cash Needed
400 CZK - 32 CZK - Public transportation ticket for 1 person to get us to the top of the Hradcany hill where the tour starts.
250 czk ticket per person for the Museum of Communism
118 CZK - Per person is for the refreshment. We will have one coffee break during the tour in local cafe in the Lesser town.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Nedad was full of information. He knew the subject and presented it so we understood the history of communism in the Czech Republic. We walked and used public transportation to get us around. Simply he was easy to be with and provided the insight we hoped for.